The Eastern Mebon temple once was located on an islet in a large water basin (the Eastern Baray) which today is dry. It was built during the reign of Rajendravarman II (944-968). It is a Hindu temple with a pyramidal shape representing the mythical Mt Meru, with five shrine towers at its top.
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